Finding Balance in an Unbalanced World

I recently read a book, Breaking the Trust Barrier, by JV Venable —  an excellent book; I highly recommend it!  One of the topics it touched on was creating balance in our lives.  The author, a former commander and demonstration leader of the USAF’s elite demonstration team, the Thunderbirds, suggested …

Leadership and Gratitude

Thanksgiving is right around the corner and a perfect time for reflecting on the people we are grateful for in our personal and professional lives. Find ways to demonstrate gratitude all year long! In my workshops and retreats discussing leadership, there are many important leadership characteristics that seem to come …

Frogs and Tomatoes Beat Procrastination

How many of you spent time creating goals for 2016?  How many of your goals fell by the wayside  because of PROCRASTINATION and anxiety about not having enough time? Wouldn’t it be great to have a strategy to deal with procrastination and make some real progress, particularly on those goals …

Sleep Deprived??? 8 Ways to Get Better Rest and Change Your Life

Are you among the millions of sleep-deprived humans who may be endangering their lives by burning too much midnight oil? In Arianna Huffington’s new book, The Sleep Revolution, she discusses how she healed her poor sleep habits and changed her life. Sleep is a subject of deep concern for everyone. You absolutely need …

Leading Staff through Holiday Stress

The holidays are a busy time and can be truly challenging, both personally and professionally. Often when we are stressed, going in too many directions, overwhelmed, or dealing with organizational changes, our EQ takes a real nosedive; regardless of our rank or position (CEO’s to the front lines)!  If, during stressful times, we take a …